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IMU facilitator killed during night raid in Afghan north

Ammar Sahib, an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan facilitator, was in Afghan custody in 2006 for murdering two members of a Provincial Reconstruction Team and two civilians, but spent only six months in jail before being released.


Special operations forces kill newly appointed IMU leader for Afghanistan

Osmani Sahib led the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan's operations for only 12 days before being killed during a combined Afghan and Coalition special operations raid in Faryab province. His predecessor, Makhdum Nusrat, was killed on March 26.


ISAF captures IMU suicide attack facilitator, financier in raids in Afghan north

One raid took place in the remote province of Badakhshan, which has seen an uptick in activity by the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan. The other took place in Faryab, where the IMU's top leader in Afghanistan was killed more than a week ago.


Suicide bomber kills 12, including 3 ISAF troops, in Afghan northwest

The attack took place in the same province where the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan's top leader in Afghanistan was killed just over a week ago.


ISAF targets IMU's top bomb maker in Afghanistan




9/11 plotter spotted in Mir Ali




ISAF, Afghan forces kill top IMU commander in north

Makhdum Nusrat, "the senior Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader in Afghanistan," was killed along with several IMU fighters during a raid in Faryab.


French fighters training in North Waziristan




ISAF targets IMU leader in Afghan northwest




ISAF captures 2 IMU leaders in northeastern Afghanistan

The two Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leaders are responsible for suicide attacks in northern Afghanistan.


ISAF targets IMU suicide attack leader in Takhar




Wanted IMU leader urges attacks in Germany

Mounir-Chouka-Abu-Adam.jpgGerman citizen and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader Mounir Chouka said that "jihad in Germany is only a matter of time."


Afghan intelligence captures 3 members of northern assassination cell

The Taliban cell is led by a commander known as Qari Abdul Rahim, who is based in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. The group is linked to the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.


ISAF captures senior IMU and Taliban military commander

"He represented both the Taliban and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan groups and was responsible for coordinating insurgent activities in Badghis and Faryab province," ISAF stated.


Afghan, ISAF troops kill IMU leader in north

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leader was responsible for last year's Christmas Day suicide attack at a funeral in Taloqan that killed 20 Afghans, including a member of parliament. ISAF reporting on raids against the IMU and al Qaeda has dropped off considerably.


US adds IMU, IJU operatives to list of global terrorists

Mounir and Yassin Chouka, two Germans who are operatives in the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, and Mevlut Kar, an Islamic Jihad Union facilitator, were added to the list of Specially Designated Global terrorists. All three have ties to al Qaeda.


US Predators kill 4 'militants' in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe four fighters were said to be from Turkmenistan. No senior leaders had been reported killed.


Takhar attack: Taliban continue their campaign against political rivals

The assassination of Alhaj Mutalib Baig in Takhar province marks the latest victim in a string of attacks against former United Islamic Front commanders in northern Afghanistan. Members of the Taliban and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan are blamed for the attack.


Suicide bomber kills 20 Afghans, including member of parliament, at funeral

The member of parliament served as the police chief of Takhar and Kunduz before taking office. The attack was likely carried out by the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.


Jihadists announce deaths of 21 Turks linked to the Haqqani Network

Another Turkish fighter is said to have been killed in a recent US Predator airstrike in Mir Ali, Pakistan.
 
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